Let us walk honestly, as in the day: not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and impurities, not in contention and envy.
Not in rioting and drunkenness; not in chambering and wantonness.
All the money earned by prisoners was at their own disposal, and was spent almost habitually in drink, chambering, and wantonness.
Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
The chambering machine is used only in clay or other soil which does not wash readily.
This custom of sharing chambers gave rise to the word 'chumming,' an abbreviation of 'chambering.'
This worthy cavalier discountenanced all idleness, rioting, chambering, and wantonness among his soldiery.
Did you examine the cartridge cases for chambering marks, extraction marks, or ejection marks?
Let not greediness and chambering overtake me, And give me not over to a shameless mind.
And are you able to say definitely whether it is an extractor or an ejection mark or a chambering mark?
c.1200, "room," usually a private one, from Old French chambre "room, chamber, apartment," also used in combinations to form words for "latrine, privy" (11c.), from Late Latin camera "a chamber, room" (see camera). In anatomy from late 14c.; of machinery from 1769. Gunnery sense is from 1620s. Meaning "legislative body" is from c.1400. Chamber music (1789) was that meant to be performed in private rooms instead of public halls.
late 14c., "to restrain," also "to furnish with a chamber" (inplied in chambered, from chamber (n.). Related: Chambering.
chamber cham·ber (chām'bər)
A compartment or enclosed space.
(Rom. 13:13), wantonness, impurity.
"on the wall," which the Shunammite prepared for the prophet Elisha (2 Kings 4:10), was an upper chamber over the porch through the hall toward the street. This was the "guest chamber" where entertainments were prepared (Mark 14:14). There were also "chambers within chambers" (1 Kings 22:25; 2 Kings 9:2). To enter into a chamber is used metaphorically of prayer and communion with God (Isa. 26:20). The "chambers of the south" (Job 9:9) are probably the constelations of the southern hemisphere. The "chambers of imagery", i.e., chambers painted with images, as used by Ezekiel (8:12), is an expression denoting the vision the prophet had of the abominations practised by the Jews in Jerusalem.